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01.02.2006 - Dressed Naked + Not Shibby + The Disappointments play Bar Blu, Rhyl
04.02.2006 – Racketears, Dressed Naked play Schooner, Rhyl
06.02.2006 – The Alarm single Superchannel is rel on EMI Recs

12.02.2006 - The Alarm single Superchannel debuts at No.24 in the UK Charts & No.1 in The Rock Chart
08.02.2006 - Impaled Existence + Falling Not Flying + SmackRats + Lust& Found play Bar Blu, Rhyl
11.02.2006 – Valleum play Hendre Hall, Bangor
15.02.2006 – Gintis + Killionaire support The Loungs at Bar Blu, Rhyl
24.02.2006 – Skinflick play Weston Supermare with Sheep on Drugs
25.02.2006 – Junk, Revenge of The Psychotronic Man play The Dudley, Rhyl
20.02.2006 – The Alarm LP ‘Under Attack’ is released by EMI Recs
26.02.2006 – Racketears play Imperial, Colwyn Bay

02.02.2005 - Kobe + John Morris + Modern Tradition play Bar Blu, Rhyl
05.02.2005 – Giant play Masons, Denbigh
09.02.2005 - Monzas + Sona play Bar Blu, Rhyl
16.02.2005 - Micrographia + Lantern play Bar Blu, Rhyl
20.02.2005 – Weapons of Mass Belief, Inferno,
Skinflick play RNA, Holyhead, broadcast live on BBC Radio Wales
23.02.2005 - Beat Poet + Trip + Gwynn & Aled play Bar Blu, Rhyl

04.02.2004 - Shatterhand + The Cox + Xms3 play Bar Blu, Rhyl
06.02.2004 – Lantern, Fudged, Crave play Old Hall, Penrhyn Bay
11.02.2004 - Jives Room + Lantern play Bar Blu, Rhyl

15.02.2004 – Loving Cup appear in session on Adam Walton’s BBC Radio Wales Show
18.02.2004 - The Hollow + Resonate + Zenith play Bar Blu, Rhyl
20.02.2004 - Gintis + Ethergy play Flint Social Club
25.02.2004 - Junebug + Modern Tradition play Bar Blu, Rhyl
27.02.2004 - The Hollow + Ethergy play Flint Social Club

01.02.2002 - Alien Matter, Dive play the Madocs, Colwyn Bay
02.02.2002 - Dive play Dudley in Rhyl. Sunspy play New Inn, Rhyl
03.02.2002 - Pocket Venus session repeated on Adam Walton Radio Wales show
07.02.2002 - Dammerung play Barrels, Bangor
08.02.2002 - Hooper play the Medi, Caernarfon. Natural Born Swillers play Swallow Falls, Betws. Fudged play New Inn, Rhyl
09.02.2002 - Mere Dead Men, 3CR, Floaters Revenge, Out Of Use play Penrhyn Old Hall
14.02.2002 – The Loves 1st John Peel Session broadcast on Radio One
22.02.2002 - Pocket Venus play Swallow Falls, Betws
23.02.2002 - Skinflick, Fubar play Breeding Ground, Rhyl
24.02.2002 – Floaters Revenge split up
25.02.2002 – Jeevas play Bangor University

03.02.2001 – Fudged, Carbon-Atom & Carbonari play the very 1st Breeding Ground in Rhyl
08.02.2001 - Wayne McArthur & The Disciples play TJ’s, Newport
14.02.2001 - Les Savy Fav, Chang play TJ’s, Newport
17.02.2001 – Grasshopper, Cardinals, Sulphur play the Breeding Ground
19.02.2001 – MASE gig in Llandudno Conference Centre feat; Shatter, Aneurism, Defect, Feedback, TerminalCC
19.02.2001 - Mustard Plug, Caddyshack, Spankboy play TJ’s, Newport

09.02.2000 – Centre page spread in The Pioneer features a ‘where are they now’ on 4Q. With some unflattering photos!!
10.02.2000 – Tystion’s 1st John Peel Session broadcast on Radio One
17.02.2000 – Melys’ 3rd John Peel Session broadcast on Radio One

11.02.1999 - The Queers, Skimmer, Groundnuts & Independents play TJ’s, Newport
12.02.1999 - Pineapple play Bistro, Rhyl
19.02.1999 - Pineapple play Cayley, Rhos-on-Sea
25.02.1999 - Hepcat, Mighty Joe Young, The Gangsters play TJ’s, Newport. Pineapple play Tivoli, Buckley
27.02.1999 – The Bistro closed its doors for the final time as scenes of hysteria broke out amongst the punters.

19.02.1998 - Sons of Selina play with Blyth Power at the Bonding Warehouse in York.
23.02.1998 - Topper, Kerb, Rollerco (CSF & Club Cherub - filmed for Channel 4) play TJ’s, Newport

15.02.1997 – Topper’s 1st John Peel Session broadcast on Radio One

02.02.1996 – Dharmas play The Bistro
09.02.1996 – Suicidal Flowers play The Bistro
13.02.1996 - Voodoo Glow Skulls, Rectify, Mighty Joe Young play TJ’s, Newport
15.02.1996 – The Bistro starts Trance Nights (every Thurs)
28.02.1996 - Pineapple play Tivoli, Buckley

02.02.1995 - GMX Stuns play Bensons, Llangollen
03.02.1995 - Sons of Selina & Skinflick agree in principal to release a split CD single
09.02.1995 – Music + Elsewhere release a ‘Showcase’ LP feat; 4Q Bat Gooch & Jon Bon 10p Shut Yer Face
10.02.1995 - Sons of Selina start a 14 hour mix-down of their 3rd single Terminus at Rockcliffe studios.
23.02.1995 - Sons of Selina mix-down the b-side, Fire in The Hole, Relapse. GMX Stuns play Kings Arms, Wrexham
24.02.1995 - GMX Stuns play Swallow Falls, Betws-y-Coed
25.02.1995 - GMX Stuns play Unicorn, Rhyl
28.02.1995 - GMX Stuns play Record Co Showcase in Surrey

01.02.1994 – Weekly News review new Secrets of Sound Recs EP feat; Sons of Selina, Franks Dad, Original Mind Band, MMATT
03.02.1994 - Uncle Fester play Tiv, Buckley
08.02.1994 – Steve Rastin in The Rhyl Journal describes Sons of Selina’s Jam Tomorrow as ‘a very ordinary song.’
10.02.1994 – Lionsheart play Tiv, Buckley
12.02.1994 – HAGL fanzine describe Sons of Selina’s Jam Tomorrow as ‘the best thing they’ve done so far.’
12.02.1994 – The Ukranians play Bangor University
17.02.1994 – FM play Tiv, Buckley
24.02.1994 – Clawfinger play Tiv, Buckley
25.02.1994 – Franks Dad play the Friendship Club, Colwyn Bay
28.02.1994 - GMX Stuns play Bangor Uni

04.02.1993 - Nova Mob, Zuzu's Petals, Wordbug play TJ’s, Newport
06.02.1993 - Sons of Selina sign an album deal with Delerium recs
16.02.1993 - Psychosexual Sex Terrestrials play Bull & Gate, London
21.02.1993 - Intended release date for Sons of Selina 2nd single Life is But on Secrets of Sound.

08.02.1992 - Psychosexual Sex Terrestrials, Jon Bon 10p play The Mermaid in Rhyl
17.02.1992 – Manic Street Preachers play Cardiff Uni
20.02.1992 - Psychosexual Sex Terrestrials, Jon Bon 10p play Wrexham Cartefle College
22.02.1992 - Psychosexual Sex Terrestrials play Rhyl Bus Station (outdoor)
26.02.1992 – Wedding Present play Tivoli, Buckley
28.02.1992 - Psychosexual Sex Terrestrials, Jon Bon 10p, Smoke Rings play Royal Park, Leeds
29.02.1992 - Psychosexual Sex Terrestrials, Jon Bon 10p play Station rd, Colwyn Bay (outdoor)

07.02.1991 – Goodnight Said Florence, Wonderland play The Bistro. No Sweat + Walk On Fire play Tiv.
08.02.1991 - Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci play debut gig at Carmarthen Youth Club
09.02.1991 – Datblygu’s 3rd John Peel Session broadcast on Radio One
11.02.1991 – Pyw Dall are aired in session on Radio Cymru
28.02.1991 – Debut Sons of Selina tape is reviewed in Weekly News. Spoilt Victoria & Pry Bach Tew pull out of tonight’s appearance at The Bistro.

01.02.1990 – 4Q, Y Cyrff play The Bistro
04.02.1990 – Carnage start rec Sadistic Molester demo at Dead Sound in Chester
10.02.1990 – 4Q hit the front page of the Liverpool Echo with the headline: FURY OVER LENNON SONG SLUR, about the band's version of Imagine
16.02.1990 – U Thant, 4Q, Mavis Riley Experience play Aberystwyth Uni. Fflaps play 1 in 12 Club, Bradford
24.02.1990 – 4Q, Blacklisted play Swinging Sporran, Manchester
28.02.1990 - Anhrefn, U Thant, Crumblowers, Fflaps play Coventry Poly

03.02.1989 – 4Q play Cornhill Vaults, Lincoln
04.02.1989 - 4Q play British Legion in Llanrwst as ‘The Four Quavers’
11.02.1989 – Birthday of Cath of Melaphobia
25.02.1989 – Terry Waite ar Asid support My Bloody Valentine in Chester
28.02.1989 – 4Q, Mavis Riley Exp, Dorian Grey, Pry Bach Tew play Aberystwyth Uni

04.02.1988 – Walking Seeds, Lungs, Dinistrio’r Diniwed play Jazz Bar, Bangor
05.02.1988 – UK Subs, 4Q play Colwyn Bay Leisure Centre
08.02.1988 – Anhrefn play Leeds Astoria with TV Smith & Blitzkrieg.
09.02.1988 – Crud fanzine is banned from Erias High School, Colwyn Bay
12.02.1988 – 4Q, Total Mind Fuck, Dam Yankee play The Plough, St Asaph
17.02.1988 - Datblygu’s 2nd John Peel Session broadcast on Radio One
19.02.1988 - 4Q, Dam Yankee play The Victoria, Prestatyn (both groups get barred after the show)
25.02.1988 - 4Q, Tarantulas, Total Mind Fuck play Trax in Bangor (fight breaks out in audience)
27.02.1988 – U Thant, Richard Hopewell, Lungs, Eirin Peryglus play Vic, Menai Bridge

04.02.1987 – Heroes On A Beach play Metropole, Colwyn Bay
08.02.1987 – Anhrefn play the Imperial, Colwyn Bay
09.02.1987 – That Voodoo play Speakeasy, Llandudno
14.02.1987 – Crud #2 is reviewed on Radio Lancashire’s On The Wire show
19.02.1987 – The Lungs, Jukes, Chris Walker play Royal Vic, Llanberis
20.02.1987 - Disciples of Spess play Cartrefle College, Wrexham
22.02.1987 – Y Cyrff, The Strand, The Lungs play Bangor Uni
24.02.1987 – The Primitives, Screaming Trees play Bangor Uni. Birthday of Kerry of Melaphobia
28.02.1987 - Anhrefn & Datblygu play Manchester Uni

01.02.1986 – The Fall play Bangor Uni
13.02.1986 – Birthday of Luiz Stockler (of Hoodwink) in Brazil
21.02.1986 - Third Spain, Holy Smoke play Vic, Menai Bridge

10.02.1985 – Hawkwind play The Tiv, Buckley

06.02.1984 – The Alarm, Mercenary Skank play Liverpool State Ballroom

12.02.1982 – Fish plays Bangor University

07.02.1981 – Skeleteens support The Fall at Cardiff Uni
21.02.1981 – CND Benefit gig held at Queens, Rhyl feat; The Vaj, Jap Connection etc

20.02.1980 - Slav Aryan (soon to become Gene Loves Jezebel) headline Rock Against Racism gig at Bakers Row, Swansea

05.02.1978 – Motorhead play Deeside Leisure Centre
16.02.1978 – Birthday of Haydn Hughes aka Pappy
17.02.1978 – The Prefects + TV Eye play Colwyn Bay Pier

08.02.1974 – Budgie play Fagin’s Club, Wrexham

03.02.1967 – band manager Joe Meek committed suicide in Bangor

21.02.1959 - Birthday of Steve Rastin of Blood & Lipstick
25.02.1959 – Birthday of Mike Peters of The Alarm

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